BRAC University Admission & Tuition Fees 2022

brac university admission

BRAC University was established in 2001. It follows liberal arts approach to education which nurtures fresh ideas and gives new impetus in the field of tertiary education. It ensures a high quality of education and aims to meet the demands of contemporary times. Building on BRAC’s experience of seeking solutions to challenges posed by extreme poverty, BRACU hopes to instill in its students a commitment to working towards national development and progress. BRACU is accredited by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh.

The goal of the university is to provide an excellent broad-based education with a focus on professional development for students, in order to equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary for leading the country in its quest for development. Along with this, the university provides an environment for faculty development to ensure a dynamic teaching environment. Faculty will be provided with an environment in which they can further their teaching-learning skills and contribute to the creation of new knowledge by developing and using their research skills. BRACU has thirty-five academic programs, among these sixteen are undergraduate and rests are postgraduate programs. BRACU has a trimester system except for pharmacy.

BRAC University Subjects

BRAC University Undergraduate Admission

Undergraduate Program Details

Offered Programs

SerialProgramTotal Credits
1Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)204
2Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 130
3BSc in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) 136
4BSc in Computer Science (CS) 124
5BSc in Electronic & Communication Engineering (ECE) 136
6BSc in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) 136
7BSS in Anthropology 120
8BSS in Economics 120
9BA in English 120
10LLB (Hons) 135
11BSc in Physics 132
12BSc in Applied Physics & Electronics (APE) 130
13BSc in Mathematics 127
14BSc in Microbiology 136
15BSc in Biotechnology 136
16Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) 164

Minimum Qualifications (except Bachelor of Pharmacy)

ParticularsRequired Minimum GPA
SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent
(including additional subject)
3.5 in SSC and HSC separately
O-level with five subjects and A-level with two subjects
as per the scale of A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2
2.5 in O-Level and A-Level separately
Candidates applying for EEE, ECE, CSE, APE and PhysicsHSC/ Equivalent“B” grade in Physics & Mathematics
A-levels“C” grade in Physics & Mathematics
Candidates for BSc in Computer Science and BSc in MathematicsHSC/ Equivalent“B” grade in Mathematics
A-levels“C” grade in Mathematics
Candidates for BSc in Electronic & Communication Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering who had Physics and Mathematics but not Chemistry in HSC/A-level/Equivalent will have to take a remedial course on Chemistry in addition to the courses required for the program.
Candidates for BSc in Biotechnology and Microbiology should have a minimum C grade in Biology and Chemistry in HSC/A-level/Equivalent. Candidates who did not have Mathematics in HSC/A-level/Equivalent must take a remedial course on Mathematics in addition to the courses required for the program.
Candidates who have qualified in HSC/A levels or equivalent in 2018 or later are eligible to apply.
“E” grades will not be considered.

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Candidate must have a minimum aggregate GPA 7.00 in SSC/ “O” level or equivalent and HSC/ “A” level or equivalent examinations (in a total scale of 10).
Candidate must pass SSC/ “O” level or recognized equivalents and HSC/”A” level or recognized equivalents in Science Group and obtain a minimum GPA 3.0 (in a scale of 5) without any additional subject.
Candidate must pass HSC/ “A” level or recognized equivalent examination with a minimum GPA 3.0 in Chemistry and Biology separately and a minimum GPA 2.0 in Mathematics (in a scale of 5).
Candidate must pass HSC/ “A” level or recognized equivalent examination in current year or one previous year.
Foreign students must have passed 12 education years and got same grades in equivalent examinations from foreign recognized institutions.
The student must pass HSC/ “A” level or recognized equivalents with the following science subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
However, candidates having no Mathematics at the HSC/ “A” level or recognized equivalents may be admitted, but they need to take an extra 3 (three) credits course on Mathematics relevant to B. Pharm. Curriculum
Admission should be based on competitive written test evaluations. In addition to written test, an oral test may be taken for further assessment.
(Recognized equivalents mean Education Board, Madrasah Board and Bangladesh Technical Education Board)
  • Candidates completed IB Diploma with a minimum DP Score of 24 are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates completed 12 years of schooling from a reputed educational institution may also apply (before applying please contact admissions@bracu.ac.bd.
  • GED is not acceptable.
  • Candidates completed schooling outside Bangladesh will have to submit verified/attested copies of previous academic documents from their Institute/Foreign Ministry (of the country that they studied in) and equivalence certificates from the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka.

Credit Transfer
Transfer of credits from an educational institution following a system similar to BRAC University may be considered after passing the admission test. Such candidates will have to apply with required documents and decisions on such cases will be determined by the credit transfer policy of BRAC University.

Admission Test

All eligible candidates will have to sit for the admission test. The admission test for the Spring 2022 semester will be based on online interviews.

*** Test dates and times are tentative and are subject to changes.

Freshman Course Offerings

On the basis of the admission test results, a student will have to take one or more of the following courses:

  1. ENG 101 (Credit course)
  2. ENG 102 (Credit course)
  3. ENG 091 (Non credit course)
  4. MAT 091 (Non credit course)
  5. MAT 092 (Non credit course)


The exact number of course(s) a student is required to take will be shown against each name of the student in the test result.
The initial admission fee includes a fee of Tk. 39,600 for two courses. Any additional course up to a maximum of four (4) in total, will incur a fee of Tk. 19,800 for each subsequent course.
A student taking two non-credit courses will not be allowed to take any additional course(s).

For details, visit:
http://www.bracu.ac.bd/admissions/freshman-fee-structure

BRAC University Postgraduate Admission

Candidates who have finished Bachelor Degree from abroad have to submit verified/attested copies of previous academic documents from their institute/Foreign Ministry and Equivalence Certificate from University Grants Commission (UGC), Dhaka.

PROGRAMACADEMIC SESSIONLAST DATE FOR FORM SUBMISSIONADMISSION TEST DATE & TIME
Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management (PGD-KIM)Spring-202231-Jan-202204-Feb-2022 at 10:00 AM
MSc/PGD in Early Childhood DevelopmentSpring-202225-Jan-202230-Jan-2022 at 10:00 AM
MEd./PGD in Educational Leadership and School ImprovementSpring-202225-Jan-202231-Jan-2022 at 03:00 PM
Executive MBASpring-202210-Jan-202214-Jan-2022 at 03:30 PM
Postgraduate Program (International Applicant)Spring/Summer/Fall

Postgraduate Programs Details

Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management (PGD-KIM)

  • POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN KNITWEAR INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT

Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management (PGD-KIM)

Government of Bangladesh is implementing Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) with an aim to develop a workforce equipped with contemporary technical skills and knowledge through facilitating linkage between leading academic institutes and industries. Under SEIP, the Executive Development Centre has been established at BIGD, BRAC University to train mid-level industry managers and young professionals by offering Post Graduate Diploma in Knitwear Industry Management (PGD-KIM). 

Program Schedule 

• Total program duration: 9 months

• Class schedule: Friday (day-long), Sunday (evening) and Wednesday (evening) 

• Industry attachment: 3 months

Eligibility

  • Professionals: Active and talented mid and high-level managers with at least 3 years of working experience in knitwear industries. 
  • Fresh graduates: A bachelor’s degree, preferably in technical or business disciplines with minimum CGPA 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or a second class from a recognized public or private university. 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • Females are highly encouraged to apply
  • GED not eligible for admission

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to sit for the written test. Final selection will be done on basis of marks obtained from the written test, previous work experience, and viva-voce.

MSc./Postgraduate Diploma in Early Childhood Development (ECD)

  • MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

MSc./PGD in Early Childhood Development is a professional development program aims to develop the capacity of ECD professionals of GO/NGOs, Educators, Health Professionals, School Teachers, as well as, for ‘fresh graduates’. It comprises of (9-courses/27-credits) to complete PGD in ECD, & (9-courses plus a 9-credit ‘dissertation’/total 36-credits) to complete MSc. in ECD. The program is designed and offered in a modular system of courses, and it takes 16-months to complete ‘PGD’, and, 20-months to complete ‘MSc’.

All classes are held in evenings at BRACU (main campus).

Eligibility

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (15 years of education) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class/Division in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • GED is not acceptable

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, except the BRACU graduates having the CGPA 3.0 or above, are required to sit for the written admission test. Admission Test will have the ‘two’ parts: 1-hr ‘written test’, and, a short ‘interview’ to identify the applicant’s proficiency level in English language. Both the ‘written test’ and the ‘interview’ will be held on the same day in a short (15/30-minute) break. Interview is, however, mandatory for all the applicants.

Please read carefully : It is the applicant’s responsibility to check eligibility criteria before applying. Applicants not meeting eligibility criteria may be refused admission and payments made for the same will not be refunded

MEd./Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and School Improvement Management

  • MASTER OF EDUCATION IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

MEd./PGD in Educational Leadership and School Improvement is a professional development program aims to enhance the capacities of the education professionals in variety of areas, like leadership and management, academic and the research, pedagogy, school improvement, advanced skills in the communication, critical thinking, problem solving, etc. It comprises of (10-courses/27-credits) to complete PGD in Educational Leadership and School Improvement, & (10-courses plus a 9-credit ‘dissertation’/total 36-credits) to complete MEd. in Educational Leadership and School Improvement. The program is designed and offered in a modular system of courses, and it takes 16-months to complete ‘PGD’, and, 20-months to complete ‘MEd’.

All classes are held in the evenings at BRACU (main campus).

Eligibility 

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (15 years of education) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class/Division in the SSC/Equivalent, and the HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • GED is not acceptable

Admission Test

All eligible applicants are required to sit for ‘only’ the INTERVIEW’ as an admission test.

Please read carefully : It is the applicant’s responsibility to check eligibility criteria before applying. Applicants not meeting eligibility criteria may be refused admission and payments made for the same will not be refunded

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

  • EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (EMBA)

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) Program of BRAC Business School is a part-time, skill-based program requiring 45 credits (15 courses) expected to be completed within two years. An academic year consists of three terms (Spring, Summer, Fall). Depending on the course load of an individual student, the duration may vary.

The classes are conducted on: Thursday & Saturday (6:30pm – 9:30pm), Friday (9:30am – 9:30pm)

Objectives

The EMBA Program aims at making corporate executives capable of skillfully using theoretical knowledge in practical situations, and take effective decisions.

Eligibility

  • Minimum 15 years of schooling and 3 years of professional / executive experience after graduation or 14 years of schooling with 6 or more years of corporate experience having at least 2nd class or CGPA  2.50 out of 4.00 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • GED is not acceptable. 

  • Areas of Concentration
  • Management and HR
  • Finance and Banking 
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management & Management Science

Please read carefully : It is the applicant’s responsibility to check eligibility criteria before applying. Applicants not meeting eligibility criteria may be refused admission and payments made for the same will not be refunded

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) of the Brac Business School is a skill-based, 60 credit (20 courses and an internship), two-year full time Program. A student may, however, enroll as a part time student. The duration of the part time program depends on the chosen course loads.

All classes are held in the evening, 6:30pm-9:30pm, Saturday to Thursday.

Eligibility 

Minimum Bachelor Degree (15 years of education or 14 years of education with 8 or more years of corporate experience) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA  2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and

(b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores,

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

 GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years after the test date.

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM) is a 36 credit Master’s Degree program including 6 credit for dissertation. Full time student can complete the course in 4 consecutive semesters.

All classes are held in the evening: 6:30pm-9:30pm, Friday to Tuesday.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (15 years of education) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and

(b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

[GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years after the test date]

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

Masters in Procurement and Supply Management (MPSM) is a unique program – consisting of 48 credits – offered by the Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), Brac University. Nowadays, procurement is a key function for any organization, either public or private. With this context in mind, BIGD is offering the program to sensitize and build up the capacity of officials of public, non-government, and private sectors on procurement, purchasing and supply chain management issues.

Class time: Thursday – 6.00 pm -9.00 pm & Friday – 3.00 pm-9.00 pm

Eligibility 

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree (16 years of education) in any discipline having at least a 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 (from any govt. authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • A candidate who has done a postgraduate diploma course and having at least 06 (six) years of job experience in addition to a Bachelor degree is also eligible to apply.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and

(b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

 GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years after the test date.

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

Brac University MA in English program has two concentrations: a) Literature and b) ELT and Applied Linguistics. The program is based on the conviction that students will benefit from an in-depth study of many aspects of English language and literature. Required credit for MA in English is 36.

All classes are held in the evening, 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Sunday to Wednesday, 6.00pm – 9.00pm Thursday

Eligibility 

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree (BA in English with 16 years of education) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class/Division in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.


Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and

(b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

             – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 580 (Paper-based test)
               or 240 (Computer based test) or 94 (Internet based test – iBT)

             – International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of 7.0,
               with sub scores of 6.0 each

 GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years and IELTS/TOEFL for 2 (two) years after the test date.

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

MA in TESOL is a full-time program for current English teachers or anyone interested to pursue a career as an English teacher. This program focuses on training teachers of English to acquire the knowledge and competence for upgrading their professional skills so that they can efficiently teach English to both adult and young learners.

-Candidates with a 4-year Bachelor degree in English/Applied Linguistics/Linguistics/Education will have to do 39 credits.

-Candidates with a 4-year Bachelor degree in any other subjects of Humanities/Social Sciences/Liberal Arts/Business Studies will have to do 45 credits. 

-Candidates with a 3-year BA degree having English/Applied Linguistics/Linguistics/Education with 2-years of teaching experience will have to do 45 credits.

All classes are held in the afternoon-evening hours, i.e. 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Thursday to Saturday. However, the timings are flexible according to learners’ situation.

ELIGIBILITY 

  • Candidates should have a four-year Bachelor degree (16 years of education) with a minimum of 2nd class/division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 in English/Education/Linguistics, or relevant subject in Humanities/Social Sciences/Liberal Arts/Business Studies (from any government authorized university). Candidates with three-year Bachelor degree must have two years’ experience of teaching.
  •  Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  •  Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

ADMISSION TEST

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above.

(b) Applicants will get exemption from the English Composition part of the written test if they have the following TOEFL/IELTS scores: 

 – Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 580 (Paper-based test) or 240 (Computer based test) or 94 (Internet based test – iBT)

 – International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of 7.0, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each module.

[TOEFL/IELTS scores are considered valid for 2 (two) years after the test date]

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 15 years of schooling and 2 years of professional/executive experience or 14 years of schooling with 8 or more years of corporate experience having at least 2nd class or 2.50 GPA (or equivalent) at every level of education. 

The Master of Development Studies (MDS) is a 45-credit Masters program. The MDS program designed to provide an in-depth, inter-disciplinary understanding of development concepts and issues. The program provides a wide range of elective courses so that students can pursue their studies according to their academic interests and career objectives.

All classes are held in the evening, 6:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday to Thursday

Eligibility 

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s (Honors) degree (16 years of education) in any discipline having at least a 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 (from any govt. authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.
  • A candidate who has done a postgraduate diploma course and having at least 06 (six) years of job experience in addition to a Bachelor degree is also eligible to apply.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and

(b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

 GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years after the test date.

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • 4-years Bachelor Degree or 3-years Bachelor Degree and 1 year Master/Postgraduate Diploma Degree in Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery, including Allied Health Sciences)/Life Sciences/Social Sciences (Anthropology, Public Health, Food and Nutrition, Sociology, Psychology or any other Social Sciences Discipline)
  • Minimum CGPA 3.0 out of 4.0 for Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in O-Levels/Equivalent in five subjects and A-Levels/Equivalent in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1)
  • Minimum GPA of 3 in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Proficiency in oral and written English and basic Mathematics
  • Basic Computer skills including Microsoft Office and Data Analysis Software
  • 2-3 years of professional Public Health Experience Preferred

    APPLICATION PROCESS
    Please provide the following documents/items:
    • Scanned copy of all academic papers: O Level, A Level/Secondary School Certificate, Higher Secondary Certificate, Bachelors and/or Masters degree (if any)
    • Updated Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    • Scanned copy of passport or National ID
    • Electronic signature
    • Passport size photograph

    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
    Describe your professional interests and goals in pursuing a career in Public Health and how the BRAC JPG School of Public Health MPH will contribute to achieving them (not to exceed 600 words)

    RECOMMENDATION
    A Professional or Academic Letter of Recommendation

The “MS in Biotechnology” curriculum at BracU is aimed to blend a balance between theory and practice. The curriculum at BracU is comprised of a total of 36 credits. There are core theory courses and a wide variety of elective courses and a compulsory research project (thesis) on an indigenous biotech-related problem. The thesis is obligatory to acquaint a student with the process of how biotechnological research is carried out starting from the planning stage of the research project to its execution. This will not only give an in-depth understanding of the research topic but also a hands-on experience of conducting a research study.

All classes are held in the evening, 6:30pm-9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday. In special cases classes will be taken on weekends.

Eligibility 

  • Minimum B.Sc Honors (16 years of education in Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Botany/ Zoology/ Fisheries/ Agriculture/ any relevant subject or an MBBS degree) having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2). Candidates having E will not be eligible. However, it may be relaxed in special cases.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above

(b) Applicants of MS BIO will get exemption from the English Composition part of the written test if they have the following TOEFL/IELTS scores: 

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (Paper-based test) or 213 (Computer-based test) or 80 (Internet-based test – iBT)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of 6.5, with sub scores of 6.0 each

(Note that the applicants must appear in the program-wise sections of the written test)

[TOEFL/IELTS scores are considered valid for 2 (two) years after the test date]

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

The objective of the degree is to produce a well-informed and well-balanced graduate who can use Computer Science and Engineering tools to solve real world problems. At Masters level, they would be trained in research methodology, so that they can contribute towards creation of new knowledge.

– M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering Courses =18 credits and Thesis = 18 credits
– M.Engg. in Computer Science and Engineering Courses = 30 credits and Project = 6 credits

All classes are held during the weekends between 3:00pm-9:00pm.

Eligibility 

  • Minimum Accredited bachelor’s degree having at least 2nd Class/Division or CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent in any one of the following degree (from any government authorized university) can apply:

    1) B.Sc Engg. Degree in Computer Science and Engineering
    2) B.Sc Engg. Degree in Electrical Engineering
    3) B.Sc in Computer Science/Computer Engineering
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

         (a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above

         (b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

  • Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and
  • Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or
  • GMAT total combined score of 560.

     (c) Applicants of MSc/Engg CSE will get exemption from the English Composition part of the written test if they have the following TOEFL/IELTS scores: 

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (Paper -based test) or 213 (Computer-based test) or 80 (Internet based test – iBT)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of 6.5, with sub scores of 6.0 each

[GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years and TOEFL/IELTS scores are considered valid for 2 (two) years after the test date]

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

  • A Bachelor’s (Honors) degree in any discipline with at least a second Class/Division (or CGPA 2.5 or above)
  • A candidate who has a Bachelor degree (Pass course) is also eligible to apply provided that s/he has done a postgraduate diploma course and have at least 06 (six) years of job experience.

The MSc/MEngg in EEE program provides students with broad, in-depth and up-to-date engineering knowledge and skills in three academic tracks of electrical engineering, namely, electronics, telecommunication, and power system. Students can pursue their Master’s degree with concentration/major in one of these academic tracks.

There are two options under which the Master’s degree can be pursued: the thesis option and the non-thesis option. In the thesis option, students are required to carry out original research work as a part of their degree requirement in addition to doing the required number of course works and the degree awarded is Master of Science (M.Sc.) in EEE. In the non-thesis option, students are required to carry out an independent study of an engineering topic of practical significance, in addition to doing the required number of course works and the degree awarded is Master of Engineering (M.Engg) in EEE.

Each student is required to successfully complete a minimum of 36 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.65 out of 4.0 to graduate. Apart from the regular subject-related courses to fulfill the requirement for coursework, a student may also be required to take remedial and supplementary non-credit courses to improve study skills, presentation and communication skills, as determined by the admission committee.

All classes are held in the evening: Sunday to Thursday 6:00pm-9:00pm.

Eligibility: 

A candidate must have a B.Sc. degree in any of the following:

I. Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)
II. Electrical Engineering (EE)
III. Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering (ETE)
IV. Electronic and Communication Engineering (ECE)
V. Or, an equivalent degree in related areas

  • Candidates having a B.Sc. degree in CS/CSE need to take prerequisite courses. Prerequisite courses may be waived if the candidate has already completed equivalent courses.
  • The candidate must have a minimum CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 or at least second class/division in B.Sc. (from any government authorized university).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/Equivalent and HSC/Equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection. 

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test:

       (a)BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above

       (b) Applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

  • Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and
  • Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or
  • GMAT total combined score of 560.

        (c) Applicants of MSc/Engg EEE will get exemption from the English Composition part of the written test if they have the following TOEFL/IELTS scores: 

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 (Paper -basedtest) or 213 (Computer-based test) or 80 (Internet based test – iBT)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall band score of 6.5, with sub scoresof 6.0 each

[GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years and TOEFL/IELTS scores are considered valid for 2 (two) years after the test date]

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

The Brac Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) of Brac University conducts an internationally acclaimed Masters program, titled MA in Governance and Development (MAGD), designed mainly for officials serving in the Government of Bangladesh (exclusively for civil service official). The program (designed as a 12-month fully residential program funded by BRAC) aims at equipping government officials with ‘frontier’ knowledge, skills, and scientific decision making processes to deal with the complex issues of governance and development, which they have to deal with in their routine work. The international students (government officials mainly from south Asia) are also doing this program.

The total credits of this program are 36 and it has been designed for junior and mid-level government officials (aged 42 or less) representing ministry’s civil service cadres mainly as the course is rigorous and most suited to their needs. The students will be required to work with rigorous methods and technical materials to ensure successful completion of the course, BIGD wishes to underscore the need to nominate students with strong academic background and ability to work well under pressure. The women are strongly encouraged to apply for this program.     

Generally, the classes are held on from Sunday to Thursday and Fridays and Saturdays are considered weekend time, but occasionally some classes may be scheduled for special reasons during this period (e.g. make up sessions and guest lecturers)

Eligibility 

  • Civil Servants/Public Sector Officials
  • Women and Candidates of the BCS Cadre are Especially Encouraged to Apply
  • 4-Year Bachelor’s Degree or 3 Years Bachelor plus 1-Year Master’s Degree
  • At Least 2nd Class in All Exams or Minimum CGPA 2.75 Out of 4.00
  • Maximum Age Limit is 42.

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MSAE) degree is designed to create highly competent economics professionals with capability to serve in the private and public sectors. It is a 36-credit program comprising core courses, primary concentration courses, free electives and a thesis.

All classes are held in the evening, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm, on weekdays.  

Eligibility 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with 16 years of Education – at least 2nd class/division obtained or CGPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 in Economics. Those with degrees in business studies, physical sciences, engineering or social sciences are also eligible to apply but may have to take foundation courses.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or 2nd Class in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent separately (including additional subject).
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 in O-Levels in five subjects and A-Levels in two subjects according to the scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2 & E=1). Only one E is acceptable.

Admission Test

All eligible applicants, unless exempted*, are required to sit for a written admission test. Those who qualify in the written test will be called for interview for final selection.

*Eligibility for exemption from the written test(a) BracU graduates having CGPA 3.0 or above and (b) applicants with the GRE/GMAT scores as specified below:

             – Old GRE score of 450 verbal/550 analytical/650 quantitative and

             – Revised GRE score of 300 total for combined verbal and quantitative scores, or

             – GMAT total combined score of 560.

 GRE/GMAT scores are considered valid for 5 (five) years after the test date.

Interview is mandatory for all qualified applicants

BRAC University Admission Tests 2022

PROGRAM ACADEMIC SESSION LAST DATE FOR FORM SUBMISSION ADMISSION TEST DATE & TIME
Undergraduate Programs (Domestic Applicants)_Except ARC, LLB and PHR Spring-2022 10-Jan-2022 14-Jan-2022 at 09:30 AM
Undergraduate Program (International Applicant) Spring/Summer/Fall

*** Test dates and times are tentative and are subject to changes.

Admission Application Fee Tk. 1,500/-
 Only “Online” applications are accepted.


Residential Semester (RS)

Residential Semester (RS) in Savar, which is mandatory for all BRAC University undergraduate students, offers a unique experience of social learning and ample opportunities to develop oneself as better and functional citizen. Thus, RS aims at providing holistic approach to learning and instilling necessary skills in students by organizing various experiential learning and extracurricular activities alongside academic courses. The core academic courses that RS offers are:
a. Bangla
b. English
c. Bangladesh Studies
d. Ethics & Culture
e. French and Chinese language (optional)


Unique features of RS:
a. Serene campus from city hustle & bustle
b. Dorm life to nurture life skills and constructive habits
c. Well-ventilated dorm rooms
d. Supervision under experienced dorm-tutors
e. 24/7 surveillance of student activities
f. Classrooms equipped with modern facilities
g. Rich library & modern computer lab facilities
h. Two large fields and indoor-game facilities
i. Emergency medical & psycho-social counseling facilities
j. Foods with proper nutrition values

Events:
a. Study tours to different historically important places to let students appreciate past events
b. Field visits to rural areas to give practical experiences of rural life, culture and development process.

BRAC University Admission Circular 2022

Read: BRAC University Scholarship & Tuition Fee Waiver

BRAC University Permanent Campus

FAQs, Admission | Brac University

  1. BRAC University Ranking

    BRAC University has ranked in the QS World University ranking for the first time. It has been ranked among the 1001-1200 universities globally, in the same category as the another private university of Bangladesh. Source: https://www.topuniversities.com/

  2. BRAC University Permanent Campus

    BRAC University New Permanent Campus is located in the centre of communication at KHA 224, Progati Sarani, Merul Badda, Dhaka 1212. It is close to Hatirjhil, Rampura, Aftabnagar, Banasree, Niketon, Mohakhali, Gulshan, Banani and Baridhara Residential Areas. Total land area of the project is 5 acres and building will have a total of 17,00,000 square feet.

Contact info of BRAC University
Information Desk
Ground Floor (Building No.1)
BRAC University
66 Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212
Phone: 984-4051-4 Extension. 4003, 4004
985-3948, 985-3949
RanksTel: 09617445006
Fax: 88-02-5881-0383
Email: admissions@bracu.ac.bd
Website: www.bracu.ac.bd


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